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#11198946 - 11/01/15 08:11 AM Refurbishing GoreTex
NoFishTales Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 11/29/06
Posts: 192
My rain suits are in good shape but are starting to let water in.... What is the best way to "refurbish" them? I have heard of something u wash them in and something you spray on them.

Thnx in advance

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#11198963 - 11/01/15 08:18 AM Re: Refurbishing GoreTex [Re: NoFishTales]
BassSacker Offline
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Registered: 08/09/09
Posts: 62
Loc: Kaufman, TX
Washed mine and after they dried sprayed them with scotch guard.

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#11198976 - 11/01/15 08:21 AM Re: Refurbishing GoreTex [Re: NoFishTales]
D Lloyd Offline
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Registered: 05/22/11
Posts: 43
Loc: Ellis County
Nikwax wash in and after spray on

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#11199034 - 11/01/15 08:41 AM Re: Refurbishing GoreTex [Re: NoFishTales]
deadeyedaniel Offline
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Registered: 07/08/10
Posts: 256
I used boot waterproofer spray

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#11199084 - 11/01/15 09:02 AM Re: Refurbishing GoreTex [Re: NoFishTales]
pinesaddict Offline
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Registered: 04/11/01
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Loc: longview tx. usa
MY 100mph started leaking after 4 years. I used ReviveX from Bass Pro it worked great.
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#11199117 - 11/01/15 09:16 AM Re: Refurbishing GoreTex [Re: NoFishTales]
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Registered: 09/03/08
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Loc: Justin, Texas
use scotch guard waterproofing after each wash and you will be good ... this is the same process I used to use with my military gortex back in the day


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#11199145 - 11/01/15 09:41 AM Re: Refurbishing GoreTex [Re: pinesaddict]
fish 4 5 Offline
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Registered: 10/12/10
Posts: 489
Loc: Flower Mound, TX
Originally Posted By: pinesaddict
MY 100mph started leaking after 4 years. I used ReviveX from Bass Pro it worked great.

Revive x has worked for me. I have one of the original gore Tex suits and it still works.
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#11199292 - 11/01/15 11:18 AM Re: Refurbishing GoreTex [Re: NoFishTales]
ifeliciano Offline
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Registered: 07/29/07
Posts: 415
Loc: Mansfield/Arlington, TX
Several brands have very good DWR (durable water repellent) polymers that you can "wash-in" or spray on the garment to restore the water repellent properties.

GearvAid ReviveX
Scotchgard Durable Water Repellent
Nikwax TX Direct Waterproofing
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#11200077 - 11/01/15 05:38 PM Re: Refurbishing GoreTex [Re: ifeliciano]
senko9S Offline
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Registered: 10/15/03
Posts: 21588
Loc: Bedford, TX
throw them in the dryer, it forces the gore tex fibers to stand up and bead water again.
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#11201039 - 11/02/15 07:31 AM Re: Refurbishing GoreTex [Re: NoFishTales]
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Registered: 12/14/03
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Loc: Grand Prairie, Tx

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#11201279 - 11/02/15 09:25 AM Re: Refurbishing GoreTex [Re: NoFishTales]
JacksonBean Online   content
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Registered: 06/23/10
Posts: 3163
Loc: Greenville, TX


Revive X is great stuff.

I highly recommend it.

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#11201459 - 11/02/15 11:08 AM Re: Refurbishing GoreTex [Re: NoFishTales]
Thad Rains Offline
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Registered: 10/09/01
Posts: 2379
Loc: Lubbock, Texas.
Wash and then apply Revive X for me, too. Hope this helps. Tight lines, keep safe and good luck.

Thad Rains
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